MUMBAI LYMPHEDEMA CENTER
NON - SURGICAL
SYMPTOMS OF LYMPHEDEMA:
lymphoscintigraphy is the gold standard to diagnose Lymphedema and to understand the level of obstruction. This is an OPD procedure were a very very small amount of radio tagged sulphur is injected in the affected limb and images are taken to identify the obstruction. The medicine only travels by the lymphatics, Hence a diagnosis can be make.
ICG fluroscence lymphography is a OPD procedure in which the ICG- dye is injected in the skin. ICG is only taken up by the Lymphatics and by using special instruments florescent image of the lymphatics can be seen. This is a very useful tool for Lymphatic mapping and it also picks up very early lymphedema through its specific patterns. This Investigation has the capacity to revolutionize and simplify the treatment of Lymphedema.